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Decluttering and Treasure Hunting: Post-abortion Support

I’m not sure how many years it’s all been accumulating, but I sure did manage to cram a lot of stuff into that tiny drawer. I never intended to let it get so bad. I planned on setting time aside “someday” when life wasn’t so busy to begin the cleaning-out process. One Saturday, I went […]

Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy? Here’s Your First Step

I was 19 years old when I took my first pregnancy test. Scared, I looked down through teary eyes and saw two pink lines staring back at me. That moment changed everything. Those two pink lines did not just mean a positive pregnancy test. They meant that my familiar life had just become unrecognizable. They […]

What are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Just as with surgical abortions, the use of the abortion pill can result in complications. Before making the decision to use the abortion pill, it’s best to speak with someone who is not going to judge you but who will do their best to get you the information you need to be safe. About the […]

Abortion Pill Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Abortion Pill? The abortion pill (also referred to as a medical abortion) is a two-step process to terminate a pregnancy. It must be prescribed by a doctor and administered within 11 weeks after the first day of your last period. The first pill blocks the body’s nutrient supply to the fetus. The […]

Is A Miscarriage the Same as an Abortion?

Pregnancy loss is a difficult and traumatic experience. There are physical, emotional, and mental side effects that a woman may face after losing her baby. Recent statistics tell us that 10-20% of pregnancies may end with a miscarriage, which is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week.1 On the other hand, an abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy.2 They are […]

Facts and Myths About the Abortion Pill

If you are facing an unintended pregnancy and considering the abortion pill, you deserve to be informed in order to make an educated decision. The “morning after pill,” “abortion pill,” “medical abortion,” and Plan B are all names that you may have heard. It’s important to know that all of these medications have different purposes […]

Is Abortion Illegal Now?

If you’re wondering what the status of abortion is now that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, you’re not alone. There are lots of opinions out there and lots of confusion. Here’s a nutshell version of what happened. Is Abortion Legal in Pennsylvania? The Supreme Court determined that there is not a legal right […]

Post Abortion Stress Syndrome (PASS)

Connection to PTSD When a person experiences a traumatic event, they will sometimes have difficulty recovering from that experience. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is diagnosed with symptoms such as nightmares, avoidance of situations that bring memories of the trauma, anxiety, depression, and heightened reactions.1 Abortion can be traumatic for some pregnant women, and Post-Abortion Stress […]

Help, I’m Feeling Pressured into Abortion. What do I do?

Are you feeling pressured into abortion, but you aren’t sure that is what you want for you and your preborn baby? If you are facing an unintended pregnancy and feeling pressured to choose abortion, you are not alone. A study from the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons found that almost three-quarters, 73 percent, of women who had an abortion admitted feeling […]

What You Need to Know Before an Abortion Decision

Surgical abortion is a medical procedure that is associated with risks for the mother, some of which are long-term. Below are three risk factors every woman should know prior to an abortion decision. These risks are not typically shared with women prior to an abortion procedure. Click here to learn about the different types of abortion procedures. We […]

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